Cassandra Pinkney

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Founder and Executive Director, Eagle Academy Public Charter School

Washington, D.C.

Cassandra Pinkney, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, has over thirty years of experience in the education field. She served as the D.C. Public School System’s Early Childhood and Special Education Coordinator and earned her Masters in Early Childhood, Special Education and Human Development from George Washington University.

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Posted Oct. 7, 2016
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An Open Letter to the NAACP & Black Lives Matter: We Are On the Same Team

Cassandra Pinkney, co-founder and executive director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, authored this letter to the NAACP a few…

By Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted June 14, 2016
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At This D.C. Charter School, a High Quality Education Means More Than Math and Reading

Tests like the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam are meant to test for academic…

By Joe Smith, Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted Apr. 24, 2017
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I Was Born in a Refugee Camp in Kenya and Now I’ll Be the First in My Family to Attend College

This post is part of a series of posts celebrating students who are making it to and through college with the support of the KIPP…

By Hawo Ibrahim

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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A Candid Convo With a Chicago Principal Who Says Black Boys Learn Best When Success Looks Like Them

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a student…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Apr. 28, 2017
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Netflix Series ‘13 Reasons Why’ Has Parents, Mental Health Experts and Educators Worried

The Netflix breakout show “13 Reasons Why” has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices…

By Erika Sanzi

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